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SENSES is an acronym I came up with for remembering the six pillars of natural health: Stress Management, Exercise, Nutrition, Sleep, Elimination, and Sunlight/Fresh Air. If I’m being honest, though, if I were to put them in order of importance, it would be: Nutrition, Exercise, Elimination, Sleep, Sunlight/Fresh Air, and Stress Management. But that uses up all the vowels too early and NEESSS would have no mnemonic value whatsoever. So, SENSES it is. Stress Management: Let’s face it, stress is an inescapable part of modern life. In fact, we wouldn’t even want to escape all stress, because some stress is … Continue reading
As a pediatric ND (Naturopathic physician), I have been asked by Mare to provide some advice to holistic mothers who are seeking out non-invasive solutions to their children’s health problems. I’ll start this week with Mare’s own question: Dr. Marcel, we’ve just come back from China, and my 1-year-old baby appears to be having a hard time with jet lag and getting back on our time zone. Any ideas for what we can do to help speed her transition? This is a tough one. Every child adjusts differently and it may take days to get back on schedule. Some parents … Continue reading